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Graduate Fellowships

Funding Agency / Program



American Association of University Women

American Fellowships / Dissertation Grant

International Fellowships

Selected Professions Fellowships


US citizen / PR

Foreign nationals

US citizen / PR


November 15, 2016

December 1, 2016

January 10, 2017

American Heart Association

Predoctoral Fellowship


US citizen / PR / J-1/F-1 / E-3 / H1-B/ O-1/ G-4/ TN


July 27, 2016

AT&T Labs

Fellowship / Internship program


US SSN required


Open January 1 until filled

Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship


US citizen / PR


October 28, 2016

Ford Foundation

Predoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Dissertation Fellowship for Minorities


US citizen / PR / Nationals

US citizen / PR / Nationals


November 17, 2016

November 10, 2016

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

International Student Research Fellowship


Foreign nationals (by nomination)


N/A 2017


PhD Fellowship Program


Worldwide(by nomination)


October 27, 2016

Janelia Graduate Program

Joint Graduate Program 


December 1, 2016

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science

GEM Fellowship


US citizen / PR (minority)


November 15, 2016

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) / F31


US citizen / PR


April 8, August 8, December 8, 2016

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for US Graduate Students (EAPSI)


US citizen / PR / Nationals

US citizen / PR / Nationals


Late October/Early November - Application Deadlines (determined by discipline)

November 10, 2016

National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE Fellowships


US citizen / PR


December 31, 2016

Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation

Fellowship for New Americans


US citizen / Naturalized US citizen / PR / DACA


November 1, 2016

SAE International

Doctoral Scholars Forgivable Loan Program


Citizen of US, Canada, Mexico


February 15, 2017

International Society for Optics and Photonics

SPIE Scholarships in Optics and Photonics


Student member


February 15, 2017

Tau Beta Pi

TBP Fellowships


TBP Alumnus


February 1, 2017

The Whitaker Foundation

International Fellowship


US citizen / PR


January 24, 2017 (Ends Dec. 2018)

US Department of Defense

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG)

Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART)


US citizen / Nationals

A citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or United Kingdom


Open on September 1, 2016

December 1, 2016

US Department of Energy

Science Graduate Student Research Program (SCGSR)

Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)


US citizen / PR

US citizen / PR


November 21, 2016

Pending federal budget resolution

US Department of Justice

Graduate Research Fellowship


US or foreign (must be Degree-granting US Institution)


December 15, 2016

US Department of Transportation

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program


US or foreign



US Environmental Protection Agency

STAR Fellowships


US citizen / PR



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